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Apple Airs Two More iPad Pro Commercials [Video]





Apple has released two new iPad Pro commercials called “Take better notes” and “Need less stuff”. Both short ads are available on Apple’s YouTube channel and below. Apple shows that the iPad can easily replace a PC or laptop for many tasks.


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Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 14:18

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Google to Release New Pixel Phones Later This Year



Rick Osterloh, Google’s vice president and head of hardware department, confirmed that the company is working on the second-generation Pixel phone. The device will remain premium and will be announced later this year. The executive did not reveal the date of the announcement or specs, but confirmed that the company is planning to release one new handset per year.


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Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 13:55

iPhone 8 to Get New Fingerprint Scanner, Production to Start in September



According to the latest report from Digitimes, Apple will replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 8 with a new system developed internally. The fingerprint scanner embedded in the display of the OLED iPhone will be based on technologies developed by firms Apple has acquired over the last couple of years, namely, Authentec and Privaris. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will produce new fingerprint scanners using the 65-nanometer process. The report cites reliable insiders.


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Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 13:27

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1,000 Apple Engineers Working on AR in Israel



According to the latest report from Business Insider, Apple has a team of about 1,000 engineers working on augmented reality and related technologies. The team is reportedly located in Israel. First systems created by these people may be added to the iPhone 8, sources claim. The report is based on research conducted by UBS.


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Friday, March 3rd, 2017. 12:48

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Apple Took 3rd Place in Top Smartwatch Vendors List



Apple’s share in the wearables market grew 13% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2016. The company shipped 4.6 million Apple Watch units and took 13.6% of market. This allowed the manufacturer to take the third spot in the ranking shared by a research firm IDC representing top vendors of smartwatches and other wearable devices. The first place of the ranking is occupied by Fitbit, that lost 22.7% of the market share and the second one – by Xiaomi. The fourth and the fifth spots are taken by Garmin and Samsung.


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Friday, March 3rd, 2017. 12:05

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iPhone 8 Won’t Get USB-C – Ming-Chi Kuo



According to the latest report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t switch to ditch the Lightning connector in favor of USB-C. Instead, the company will improve the port so that all new iPhone models support fast charging.


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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. 20:29

Apple Adds Apple TV 2 to List of Obsolete Products



Apple has included the second-generation Apple TV in the list of obsolete devices. The set-top box was released in 2010 and became the first one to get a black body and an aluminum remote. The Apple TV 2 featured an Apple A4 processor and supported 720p video. Its successor, the Apple TV 3, boasts the A5 CPU and supports Full HD resolution.


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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. 12:00

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New Leaked Image and Video Show Galaxy S8



As the release of the new iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, draws near, more leaked images and videos showing the device appear on the Internet. Today insiders published an official press image of the handset as well as a new short clip showing a working Galaxy S8 unit.


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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. 23:43

Apple Releases New iPad Pro Ad [Video]



Apple has released a new iPad Pro commercial called “No More Printing”. Like always, it is available below this short post or on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can take a look at it right now.


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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. 21:52

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iPhone 8 to Get USB-C Port – WSJ



According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple may ditch the Lightning connector and start using USB-C in the iPhone 8. This is the first time we hear this rumor. The reporters, however, seem to be citing reliable sources.


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. 20:03

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Apple Releases New iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Betas



Apple has released new betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The updates contain a number of bug fixes and under-the-hood changes aimed at making the software more stable and secure.


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. 12:01

Third-party iPhone Screen Repairs Don’t Void Warranty Now



Apple has recently changed its iPhone warranty policy. From now on, third-party screen repairs do not void the warranty. As noted in the internal memo shared with retail employees, if the phone passes the fraud or tampering inspection, the company should proceed with the repair as in a normal case. If the third-party screen repair didn’t cause any damage to the phone, Apple will repair the phone under warranty, free of cost.


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Monday, February 27th, 2017. 20:26

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New Drone Video Shows Progress on Apple Park Construction Site



If you are curious about how the ‘spaceship’ Apple campus also known as Apple Park looks like now, you can check out the new drone video shared by Matthew Roberts on YouTube. The short clip reveals that the headquarters is nearly finished and that the April grand opening is a real thing.


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Monday, February 27th, 2017. 20:12

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Watch Galaxy S8 Teaser and Some of Samsung’s Latest Ads [Video]



Yesterday, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Apple’s main rival, Samsung, announced the Unpacked media event scheduled for March 29th, where the company will unveil the long-awaited Galaxy S8. The South Korean manufacturer also shared several ads to reassure customers that all phones pass numerous security checks and tests before they are released. This is a step aimed at making people believe that the Galaxy Note 7 disaster won’t happen with new models.

As for the Galaxy S8, it will get a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, an iris scanner, and a number of other new features.

You can take a look at the ads below.


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Monday, February 27th, 2017. 19:58

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s upcoming iPhone as well as the March media event, where the company may unveil the new lineup of iPads. There are also several posts about the latest iOS and macOS Sierra versions and rumors about Apple’s rivals.


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Sunday, February 26th, 2017. 12:07